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Bedford Co. Historian Of The Year 2021 Named

The Bedford County Historian of the Year Committee is pleased to announce that Kevin Mearkle of Breezewood is the awardee for the Historian of the Year for 2021.

Mearkle is a resident of Bedford County and an eighth generation descendant of a Bedford County family. He is a member of the Bedford County Historical Society and the Bloody Run Historical Society of Everett.

He has been involved for several years in the research for his book “Civil War Soldiers of Bedford County, Pennsylvania.” The contents of his work will be a long-standing invaluable source of reference for Civil War scho...


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